Section 8 Waiting Lists in Pennsylvania

As of February 2nd 2023, there are 29 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Pennsylvania.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Philadelphia Section 8 Waitlist Opens Soon After Long Closure Open until February 5th, 2023 at 12:00am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 28 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Pennsylvania that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Last Updated On
Delaware County, Pennsylvania September 4th, 2018
Mifflin County Housing Authority August 3rd, 2017
Sunbury Housing Authority August 13th, 2019
Carbon County, Pennsylvania July 10th, 2018
The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities September 20th, 2018
Susquehanna County Housing & Redevelopment Authority September 20th, 2018
Cumberland County September 20th, 2018
Housing Authority of Centre County July 13th, 2017
Fayette County Housing Authority October 23rd, 2018
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania May 9th, 2018
Huntingdon County Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
Housing Authority of Indiana County July 13th, 2017
DuBois Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
Clarion and Forest County, Pennsylvania October 24th, 2017
Venango County, Pennsylvania September 20th, 2018
Adams County, Pennsylvania March 5th, 2019
McKean County, Pennsylvania October 23rd, 2017
Schuylkill County Housing Authority June 28th, 2018
Lebanon County Housing Authority December 1st, 2018
Lawrence County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List April 16th, 2021
Bucks County, Pennsylvania Family Unification Program (FUP) March 3rd, 2022
Columbia County, Pennsylvania March 7th, 2022
Mercer County, Pennsylvania June 25th, 2021
Cambria County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List March 2nd, 2021
Butler County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List March 16th, 2022
Bucks County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List September 11th, 2022
Erie County, Pennsylvania August 30th, 2022
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania February 1st, 2023

There are 90 housing authorities in Pennsylvania which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.

Waiting List Closed Date
Chester, Pennsylvania Section 8 Waitlist Closes Soon Closed on January 31st, 2023
Tioga and Bradford County, PA Waiting List Closed on December 1st, 2022
Allegheny County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 14th, 2022
Erie, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 21st, 2021